This article is meant as a short introduction to understanding the powers of social norms, these include…
We all have that unique ability to influence others. Whether it’s at work, school or sports, our thoughts and actions influence other people’s perception, feelings, thoughts, and cognition.
Because that ability is extremely powerful, we need to be more careful in what we say and do. We need to be more mindful and we need to pay more attention to ourselves as they can make other people be better or worse.
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